University of Newcastle
Demand for UON nutrition and dietetics graduates is growing as diet and nutrition-related diseases – such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity – become increasingly common worldwide. As a UON nutrition and dietetics student, you will have access to world-class researchers and educators, putting you on the cusp of new nutrition and diet discoveries. Learn how to use the latest evidence to manage patient health and discover the powerful science of human nutrition.
A career in nutrition and dietetics is immensely rewarding, as you help people understand how nutrition and health are intertwined. You will play a key role in preventing and combating disease, improving overall health in your community around the world.
Why study with us?
Our graduates get jobs: 84% of our nutrition and dietetics graduates from 2017 secured employment within four months of graduating.
Learn from research leaders: UON is a global leader in medical and health science research, keeping you on the forefront of breaking research discoveries.
Hands-on training in our purpose-built food science laboratory, plus 800+ hours of practical experience at health centres in Newcastle, the New England area or Gosford. You may also have the opportunity to travel overseas for an international placement.
Flexible study options: You can choose to complete your final year of nutrition and dietetics through the Rural Immersion Program, run at the contemporary $19.4 million Tamworth Education Centre.
Our program is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). Apply for Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status as well as full membership to the DAA. Your accreditation allows you to work in Australia and abroad.
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|Institution Name||University of Newcastle|
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|Course University||University of Newcastle|
Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within its own region, throughout Australia and across the globe.
Our research is world-class and diverse. Our degree programs are internationally recognised and our partnerships and collaborations drive innovation. Our alumni are leaders and our students are preparing to make a difference in the world.We are ranked in the top three per cent of universities world-wide and we have only just turned 50.